Headline Rollup for March 31, 2015

Foxconn and Sharp Approve $3.5 Billion Takeover DealThe boards of Sharp Corp. and Foxconn Technology Group approved a plan Wednesday for the Taiwanese electronics assembler to buy struggling Japanese consumer electronics giant for 389 billion yen (US$3.5 billion), a nearly $2.5 billion haircut from its original offer price. Amazon expands Dash Button line-upAmazon this morning…

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 29, 2016

HP Files Motion to Delay HP has put the US District Court (Southern District of California) on notice that it will move for a “Stay of Memjet’s infringement claims, pending Inter Partes 
Review by the United States Patent & Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal.” Samsung to give up authoritarian ways, emulate startups SEOUL, South…

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 24, 2016

Lexmark Laying Off 143 in Lexington Lexmark, one of the city’s biggest employers, plans to lay off 143 workers in Lexington beginning May 25, according to a notice filed with the city. The layoffs will be permanent, the notice said. YSoft SafeQ Platform: What’s New? Everything. Today we announced YSoft SafeQ platform, our plan for…

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 22, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 17, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 15, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 10, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 8, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 3, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for March 1, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup

Read More

Headline Rollup for February 25, 2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for February 23, 2016

Paper production at lowest for 30 years Total paper and cardboard production by UK paper mills slumped below the four million tonnes mark in 2015, according to figures just released by the Confederation of Paper Industries. The domestic production figure, at 3.97 million tonnes, was the lowest for almost 30 years, being close to the low of…

Read More

Headline Rollup for 02-16-2016

Printer Maker Lexmark wins Patent Case Against Cartridge Reseller A printer cartridge reseller infringed the patent rights of Lexmark International Inc when it imported Lexmark’s toner products back into the United States after they were first sold abroad, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday. The Hidden Circular Life of Your Printer: Ricoh’s Asset Recovery…

Read More

Headline Rollup for 02-11-2016

EU approves Staples-Office Depot merger The deal has been approved in the EU “with concessions”, including the sale of some of Office Depot’s operations in the region. Lexmark unveils new global partner programme The Lexmark Connect Partner Programme features enhanced training and marketing support, with Lexmark having consolidated its current channel programs into the new…

Read More

Headline Rollup for 02-09-2016

It’s A Deal: FoxConn Is Buying Sharp The $5.5 billion deal is expected to close by the end of the month and would be the largest acquisition by a foreign company in Japan’s tech sector to date. Toshiba reveals ambitious plans for 2016 Goals highlighted by Toshiba include growing its network of system integrators and…

Read More

Headline Rollup for 02-04-2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for 02-02-2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for 01-28-2016

Browse curated headlines from the printing and imaging industry with Photizo Group’s Headline Rollup.

Read More

Headline Rollup for 01-26-2016

Printing Remains Crucial Although the idea of a “Paperless Office” has been around for over 35 years now, printed pages continue to be a central part of daily office life. Learn more about user preference when it comes to paper according to a newly released, independent survey of over 3,600 European employees commissioned by Epson…

Read More

Brother Announcements/ Brother Amazon Dash/ Samsung DRAM/ HP Sprout Pro/ Xerox Xplor/ In-Plants/ Digital Delivery

Engineered for Business: Brother Announces Innovative Monochrome Laser Printers, and All-in-Ones The new Brother L5000 and L6000 Series answer critical office workflow needs within a broad range of office environments and industries with faster print speeds, more flexible paper handling capabilities, advanced scanning capabilities, convenient mobility features, and access to business cloud services. Brother Jumps…

Read More

IT Spending/ Xerox India/ KM Acquisitions/ Canon Patents/ Clover PrintReleaf/ FlexPrint Oval Partners/ Ziegler Mill Closes

IT spending tanked worldwide last year Worldwide IT spending fell nearly 6 percent last year while U.S. IT spending increased 3.1 percent to $1.14 trillion. How Xerox turned its India business around For three years, Xerox’s India business balance sheet has been in the red, marred by management issues and lack of effective engagement with…

Read More

Lexmark Breakup/Canon/Sharp Assistance/PayPal Spinoff/Driverless Deliveries/CES 2016/Automakers vs. Google/P&G and Paper

Exclusive: Printing Services Company Lexmark Considers Breaking Up – Sources Reuters comments on Lexmark’s consideration the possibility of divesting its hardware and software assets separately. CEO Eyes Surveillance Cameras, Commercial Printers for Sales Boost Canon will focus on surveillance cameras and commercial printers as it resumes its quest for annual sales of $42 billion. Sharp…

Read More

CES 2016/Xerox PARC and NRI/5 Reasons/Jet Tec Remans/Iot Out of Gate/FujiFilm Holdings

CES 2016: Cool Gadget Roundup From Day Four Eighteen interesting gadgets from CES 2016 PARC and Nomura Research Institute (NRI) Sign MOU to Better Serve Globally Xerox PARC and NRI signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalizing a partnership. 5 Reasons Billing by Seat Could Change Everything Blog by West McDonald with advantages of per seat…

Read More

Epson Indonesia/ Cartridge World Free Printer/ Polaroid 3D Print/ IBM Watson/ HP HTC VR/ Distribution Management/ Staples SMB/ Yahoo Cuts

Epson to Expand in Indonesia Indonesia Epson plans to spend $3 million to expand its production capacity in Cikarang, West Java. Cartridge World Launches Free Printer Lease Program Cartridge World’s No-Cost Printer Lease program gives free access to the latest printing technology to companies of all sizes, schools and non-profit organizations. Polaroid enters 3D print…

Read More

FTC rejects Staples’ bid/ Pitney Bowes Commerce Drivers/ MPS Achilles’ Heel/ Kodak Sales/ Moody Lowers Toshiba Bond Rating/ IBM and Box/ M&A Printers Busy/ Amazon Cloud to Fight Crime

FTC rejects Staples’ revised Office Depot bid The FTC rejected Staple’s revised offer without making a counteroffer. A Staples spokesperson has said that they are still willing to continue negotiations in order to reach a settlement that addresses FTC concerns about Staple’s control of the office supplies market. Pitney Bowes Identifies Five Drivers of Commerce…

Read More

Businesses Collect Data, Don’t Use It; India Fav Investment Target; Jobs-for-Life Fade in Japan; Distracted and Device Hungry; Photo Technology; Computer Mouse Reveals Mood; Pollution Printer; Type Museum; Paper Factory Tour

Businesses Collect Data, Don’t Use It; India Fav Investment Target; Jobs-for-Life Fade in Japan; Distracted and Device Hungry; Photo Technology; Computer Mouse Reveals Mood; Pollution Printer; Type Museum; Paper Factory Tour

Read More

Toshiba Split/ Toshiba Cuts/ ITsavvy HP Partner/ Tough for Sharp/ Samsung Heir/ Digitek Acquires/ Salesforce and Box/ Amazon AWS IoT

Notice on Decision to Implement Company Split in Relation to Structural Reform of PC Business By consolidating it’s Personal and Client Solutions Company and it’s subsidiary Toshiba Information Equipments Co., Ltd. as a single entity then it will allow Toshiba to concentrate its resources in Japan for product development and design, global production management, and…

Read More

Xerox Partners Spicers for UK MPS, Sells Wilsonville Facilities; New India Printers from HP, Toshiba; HP Uses The Force; Metrofuser PrintSim; IBM Watson; Samsung Patent Appeal; CRN & IT World’s Top 2015 Stories

Xerox Partners Spicers for UK MPS, Sells Wilsonville Facilities; New India Printers from HP, Toshiba; HP Uses The Force; Metrofuser PrintSim; IBM Watson; Samsung Patent Appeal; CRN & IT World’s Top 2015 Stories

Read More

Icahn Bumps Up Xerox Stake; Ricoh Reforms Corp. Governance, Expands Europe CEC; EMC “Go Shop” Ends, RSA May Spin Off; Print Audit Embedded for HP OXP; Just-in-Time Cartridges; Sharp Sharpens B2B Focus; Horizon Buys Paragon; Magic Leap; Lexmark Protests

Icahn Bumps Up Xerox Stake; Ricoh Reforms Corp. Governance, Expands Europe CEC; EMC “Go Shop” Ends, RSA May Spin Off; Print Audit Embedded for HP OXP; Just-in-Time Cartridges; Sharp Sharpens B2B Focus; Horizon Buys Paragon; Magic Leap; Lexmark Protests

Read More